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Hi I'm Ashley Carlson

I dance through life. I am a math nerd. I teach and play the piano. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a dancer. I have been since I was two years old. My mom always says I could dance better than I could walk. I joined the drill team in high school and made long lasting friends. I also play the piano and teach it too. It is always a stress reliever to sit down and play away. I am a serious math nerd, and I am currently studying in college to be a math teacher. I love playing games with my family and spending as much time with them as possible. I love to sing in my car at the top of my lungs...well as long as I am the only one who can hear me. I am also currently preparing to serve a mission in Dallas Texas.

Why I am a Mormon

This is the true church. I know it without a doubt in my heart. I know all this is true because the Holy Ghost has testified it to me. The thing though that is so great about being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is that we have the priesthood power to seal families. I was talking to my bishop one day and he said to me that any church can take a bad man and make him good, but we have the priesthood. Through this priesthood power I can be sealed to my family forever. I have the chance to be with them after death and this is the biggest comfort in the world to me, because my family is my world. In addition to this I am a mormon because I know that Jesus Christ is my brother. He is atoned for my sins and has made it possible for me to return to live with my Father in Heaven. He knows me individually and is there for me in every way, often acting through those around me. Heavenly Father has guided me in my life through the Holy Ghost and I am so blessed because of this.

How I live my faith

I accept every calling I am assigned, like young women leadership positions, being on the publicity comity, and becoming a missionary in Dallas Texas. I am a visiting teacher, which means watching out for two girls in my ward. Most of all though is I try to serve others and be a friend to all. Alma 37:6 states,"...but behold I say unto you, that by small and simple things are great things brought to pass." I try to do the small things that help bring others closer to Christ.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Ashley Carlson
I can be with my family forever if we accept the gospel in our lives and follow Jesus Christ. This is such a blessing because at funerals I am comforted by the knowledge that I will see my loved ones again. They mean so much to me, and I have the opportunity to be with them forever. Show more Show less